Scratch 'n' sniff MP3 player

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I’d love to have been a fly on the wall in the marketing room of SolidAlliance when this idea was floated. After all, what possible use could there be for an MP3 player with its own smell?

Well, following on from devices that look like food is a range of MP3 players that have a food-like aroma. The iCool (inevitably) from Japan has 256MB of internal memory and an SD slot to boost your storage. But that’s not the selling point – the big feature is a choice of smell from chocolate, roses, lemon, strawberry, raspberry or blueberry.

I can think of worse smells. But I can also think of better ways is selling an MP3 player. No news of a UK release as yet.

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Via Akihabara news

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